American Legion Post 86 in Wilton is assisting women related to members in creating a charter for a Post 86 auxiliary. Potential members must be female, related to an active duty or veteran as grandmother, mother, wife, sister, or birth-related or adopted offspring. The relative may be living or deceased, and need not have been a member of the American Legion.

The service member, must have served during one of the following periods:


  • April 6, 1917 to Nov. 11, 1918;

  • Dec. 7, 1941 to Dec. 31, 1946;

  • June 25, 1950 to Jan. 31, 1955;

  • Feb. 28 1961 to May 7, 1975;

  • Aug. 24, 1982 to July 31, 1984;

  • Dec. 20, 1989 to Jan. 31, 1990;

  • Aug. 2, 1990 to the present.


Any women who may be interested, may email post adjutant Tom Moore at legionpost86@gmail.com .